Luis Enrique is a Spanish professional football manager who is the current head coach of the Spain national football team. Enrique is also a former professional footballer who played both for Real Madrid and Barcelona. The 52-year-old has accumulated a net worth of $80 million. Here we look closely at Luis Enrique’s net worth, salary earnings, career, record, wife, and more.
About Luis Enrique
Luis Enrique Martínez García was born on 8 May 1970, in Gijón, Asturias, Spain. Enrique is a star player of his era, who played as a midfielder and forward.
He played both for Real Madrid and Barcelona in his career. Enrique played 3 World Cups and a Euro Championship for Spain. The expert tactician also won a treble in his very first season for Barcelona as a manager.
Enrique could play both as a midfielder and forward. He was notable for his relentlessness and temperament. He played 157 league games for Real Madrid (1991-1996) and scored 15 goals. The midfielder won a La Liga and a Copa del Rey with Real Madrid.
He had 207 league appearances for Barcelona (1996-2004) and 73 goals. Enrique won 2×La Liga with Barcelona and 2×Copa del Rey.
Luis Enrique earned 62 caps for Spain (1991-2002) and scored 12 goals. He played in 1994, 1998, and 2002 FIFA World Cups for Spain, and the 1996 Euro.
An experienced tactician, Luis Enrique took charge of the Spain national team on 9 July 2018, after the nation’s failure in the FIFA World Cup 2018.
He led the nation to the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League final, losing to France by 2-1 goals. Spain also played in the semi-finals of the 2020 Euro Championship, losing to Italy on penalties after a 1-1 draw.
Luis Enrique is leading Spain in the FIFA World Cup 2022. It’s his first World Cup tournament as a head coach.
Enrique’s Spain made a flying start to the tournament, stomping Costa Rica by 7-0 goals in their opening game. They would play Germany and Japan in the next two Group E games.
Luis Enrique took charge of Barcelona in 2014. He led the team to win the 2014-15 La Liga, Copa del Rey, and UEFA Champions League, completing the prestigious continental treble. He also led his side to win the La Liga and Copa del Rey titles the next season.
The expert tactician also managed Roma (2011-2012) and Celta (2013-2014).
Luis Enrique’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
Spain head coach Luis Enrique’s net worth is $35 million as of 2023. As a big-club player and manager, he has accumulated more than $80 million average net worth in his career.
A huge amount of his earnings came from brand endorsements, sponsorships, and social media.
However, his salary for the national team may surprise you. Enrique earns only a €1.15 million annual salary as the head coach of Spain. He has accepted a pay cut of 25%, which is €350,000.
|Full Name||Luis Enrique Martínez García|
|Current Team||Spain (Head Coach)|
|Date of Birth||8 May 1970|
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Birthplace||Gijón, Asturias, Spain|
|Net Worth||$35 million|
|Salary||€1.15 million yearly|
Luis Enrique prefers the 4-3-3 formation. He deploys a 4-man backline with the right and left backs getting the freedom of making forward runs.
A defensive midfielder in the center of the 3-man midfield provides defensive support. It allows the full-backs to go forward. His 3-man midfield makes a triangular shape and controls the midfield.
Luis Enrique’s Wife
Luis Enrique married his long-term sweetheart Elena Cullell in 1997. The couple has been living a lovely life ever since.
They had a daughter, Xana, who died of bone cancer in 2019.
Born on 8 May 1970, he is 52 years old.
He is 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) tall.
[As of 23 Nov. 2022]
|Spain||2018 – Present||44||26||12||6|
|Barcelona||2014 – 2017||181||138||22||21|
Achievements as a Manager
- 2×La Liga: 2014-15, 2015-16
- 3×Copa del Rey
- Supercopa de España: 2016
- UEFA Champions League: 2014-15
- UEFA Super Cup: 2015
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2015
FAQs About Luis Enrique
What is Enrique’s Net Worth in 2023?
Spain boss Luis Enrique’s net worth is $35 million as of 2023.
How much is his salary?
He earns a €1.15 million yearly salary as the head coach of the Spain national team.